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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATTENDANTS

Her father rode by her side, and a numerous train of attendants followed.

There were attendants, running Turks, and guards before to clear the way.

The attendants are exceedingly civil, and charges regulated by a tariff.

Enter Rumi-naui, torn and ragged, and covered with blood, with two attendants.

The whole was closed by a long line of attendants and domestics.

He dismissed the attendants, and motioned Cesarini to be seated.

I was obliged to resign Berenice to the care of her attendants.

Then entering his house, he took off his hat, and gave it to one of his attendants.

Attendants will answer the bell, and do whatever is necessary.

The noise of attendants, approaching on the run, could be heard.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "one who waits upon," from the adjective, or from Middle French atendant, noun use of present participle of atendre (see attend).

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